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for victims from aceh province in western indonesia. it is near the epicenter of the earthquake that triggered the tsunami. more than 160,000 people died in this province alone. at the event, the provincial governor emphasized the importance of passing down the memory of the disaster, so people do not forget it. countries are making steps to be better prepared for natural disasters. last year, ten asean member nations set up a disaster support center in jakarta, indonesia. >> translator: in order to prepare for a natural disaster it is vital to understand what one is. >> reporter: they are making steps to ensure they are prepared for natural disasters. >> reporter: they also set up a warehouse in malaysia to hold emergency supplies. aid was sent to the facility to the philippines where a typhoon struck earlier this month. also attending wednesday's ceremony were teachers from japan's northeastern region which was hit hard by a tsunami in march last year. they expressed empathy with the people of aceh province. >> translator: people in both japan and indonesia lost many precious things in the t
died that day. 170,000 in indonesia alone. the bodies of many of those swept away still have not been recovered. loved ones cannot even visit their grave sites. many travel to thailand. a memorial wall pays tribute to those who died there. grieving together, mourners again remember those who passed away. >> we all remember where we were at the time. sports news now, and as the year draws to a close, the german football association has good reason to be satisfied -- all seven of the bundesliga teams in competition at the european level made it through the first round. >> german soccer fans have plenty of reason to smile as they head into the new year and look back on five decades of bundesliga football. >> the bundesliga is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and it has never been stronger as a brand. all three german clubs in the champions league moved through, and all four german clubs are through in the eurobond lead, a first in german soccer. >> the bundesliga is going strong. i only hope germany can win this year. it has been a while, and that would really boost our image. >> the ti
collapsed but rather than the eight geography is in its preciousness as now you have people in indonesia that care about what they did interrupting the flotilla and you have crawled in bangladesh and i'm sure tomorrow we may see in malaysia and indonesia and elsewhere enraged about the movie a was made in california but while rage can spread around the world, it is a starting point. once you start to analyze what is likely to happen in egypt next and in syria you get different scenarios based on the legacy of geography. geography shows libya was in the country but a geographical expression with triple the oriented than tunisia or alexandria and egypt so it can only be governed through the totalitarian means and once that collapses though we have an elected government in tripoli it cannot project power beyond a greater aaa lisieux you have a problem with governor allin capacity and lydia that cannot deal with the crisis in egypt it's different. in egypt you have a country that has been an age-old cluster of civilization for thousands of years, a cohesive community beyond the normal where
countries along the indian ocean. it began with an earthquake off the coast of i would news ya. -- indonesia. the quake triggering a massive tsunami that took many folks by surprise. this is a video from a ceremony in thailand this morning. in 2004 more than 230,000 were killed. indonesia, india, thailand, sari lanka the hardest hit. it was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. heather: well, there's a tiny town out west that has undergone a major transformation from a virtual ghost town to a booming, high-tech town. anita vogel is live in los angeles with more on how they did this. >> reporter: this is truly a unique story about how one man stumbled across this virtual ghost town nearly 30 years ago and since then has managed to turn it into a high-tech oasis in the desert. harold freeman was prospecting for gold back in 1984 when he happened upon the tiny town of nipton, california. >> very much distressed. the hotel had been condemned by the county as a structure, and none of the buildings worked. >> reporter: the cal tech-trained geologist bought the town for $200,0
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